Lake City VFW

Hundreds of flags mark vets’ graves

May 21, 2020
Members of the Lake City VFW Auxiliary replaced over 400 flags provided by VFW Post 8729 at the graves of veterans buried at St. John’s Cemetery, St. Mary’s Cemetery, and Lakewood Cemetery in Lake City. Placing flags on behalf of the auxiliary were (from left) Nancy Banks, Donna Lichtblau, Tammy...

Leap day Euchre tourney

Feb 26, 2020
A euchre tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Lake City VFW, 115 N. Franklin St., Lake City. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. Play starts at 1 p.m., sharp. The cost is $5.

Jim and the Country Ladds at VFW Saturday

Jan 29, 2020
Jim and the Country Ladds will perform Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Lake City VFW. Established in 1971, the band plays classic and new country and 50’s, 60’s and 70’s rock and roll. The performance is sponsored by the Lakesters Car Club. Lake City VFW is located at 115 N....

Shop with Santa is Dec. 14 at VFW

Dec 4, 2019
Shop with Santa will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Lake City VFW from 9 a.m. to noon. Children up to age 10 are invited to shop with Santa and pick out Christmas gifts to give away. All gifts are $1 each. There is a limit of six gifts per child. Santa’s elves will be there to help wrap the...

VFW, auxiliary announce essay contest and scholarship competition

Sep 18, 2019
Post Commander Lorne McDonald and Auxiliary President Karen England of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary to Bernard Flesche Post 8729, Lake City announce the kick-off of the VFW’s annual Patriot’s Pen youth essay competition and Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Patriot’s...

VFW donation makes mobile internet available for checkout

Jul 31, 2019
The Lake City Public Library is implementing a mobile hotspot lending program thanks to a generous donation from the VFW Post 8729. A hotspot is an area where a user can access the internet via WiFi. A mobile hotspot device enables users to connect to the internet. The device itself emits a Wi-Fi...

England elected State VFW Auxiliary Guard

Jun 19, 2019
Karen E. England of Lake City was elected as the new Minnesota VFW Auxiliary Guard for the State of Minnesota this past weekend at the department convention in St Cloud. This position is the first step in climbing the official state VFW chairs to becoming the President for the State of Minnesota...

In grateful remembrance: Memorial Day 2019

May 29, 2019
Despite the rains falling outside, Lincoln High School auditorium seemed fuller than usual for the annual Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 27. This year’s event featured speeches, music, and a solemn ceremony honoring local members of the armed forces who have died since Memorial Day, 2018....

Memorial Day observances set for May 27

May 23, 2019
Schedules are set for Memorial Day observances in Lake City, Zumbro Falls, Millville and the surrounding communities on Monday, May 27. In Lake City, a program will begin at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. B. Wayne Quist, will be the keynote speaker....

Euchre tournament is March 23 at VFW

Mar 20, 2019
A euchre tournament will be held Saturday, March 23, at the Lake City VFW. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m., sharp. The registration fee is $5.  

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